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PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 01 September, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 01 September, 2004, 12:00am

Croc star


Tan crocodile briefcase (price on request) from Dunhill


Shoe business


Brown leather Richelieu brogue ($4,950) from Louis Vuitton, Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2736 6100


Glove affair


Leather gloves ($2,990) from Versace, the Landmark, Central, tel: 2521 5437


Hold it all


Eastwood leather holdall ($9,950) from Mulberry, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, TST, tel: 2956 0830 (opening soon).


It's in the bag


Black ostrich skin satchel ($39,190) from Bottega Veneta, the Landmark, Central, tel: 2973 0882


Back to school


Stripy cashmere scarf ($2,200) from Tod's, the Landmark, Central, tel: 2810 8692


Boot camp


Black leather Chelsea boots ($4,290) from Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Alexandra House, Central, tel: 2868 0092


Trainer spotting


Green suede trainer ($2,590) from Bally, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, tel: 2521 0606


Velvet underground


Smooth things over with a piece in plush velvet or moleskin - trousers or a jacket works best. A duffle coat and a roll-neck are also new season's essentials. Moleskin trousers ($2,980) and stripy roll-neck ($3,450), wool duffle coat ($6,080) by Sonia Rykiel from Seibu, Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2971 3888


Leather forecast


Rev up your style in leathers. Biker styles, peacoats and blazers come in contemporary colours, as well as rugged browns and classic blacks. Green leather jacket ($8,900), shirt ($1,500) and padded trousers ($3,900) from Emporio Armani, Chater House, Central, tel: 2532 7711


The colour purple


Purple reigns for autumn, ranging from mauves to lilacs and berries. Velvet jacket, white shirt, sweater and trousers (prices on request) and necktie ($975) from Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche


In line


With the formal revival, a pinstripe suit is this season's most serious staple. Colourful or metallic stripes add a modern twist. Navy interrupted stripe suit ($11,995), cream cotton shirt ($1,095) and grey stripe silk tie ($795) from Dunhill, Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong, tel: 2265 7806


Back to school


Relive your high school days with preppie styles. The V-neck knit is, yet again, just too cool for school. White felt jacket ($3,150), white shirt ($1,950), red knit (price on request) and white jeans ($1,690), trainers ($1,350) by Paul Smith from Lane Crawford, Canton Road, TST, tel: 2118 3428, and Paul Smith, the Landmark, tel: 2968 9400 (opening soon)


Get your coat


A smart coat, double-breasted or a crombie, in a luxurious fabric and savvy details, is autumn's coolest cover-up. Navy three-button coat with velvet details ($26,810), black wool pants ($3,400) and striped cotton shirt ($5,500) from Gucci, the Landmark, Central, tel: 2971 0168


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